To improve the global deployability and sustainment of U.S. Armed
Forces by providing the Department of Defense (DoD) with transportation
engineering, policy guidance, research, and analytical expertise
to support the National Military Strategy.
Mr. Bruce A. Busler- Director
Mr. Bruce A. Busler, a member of the Senior Executive Service,
is dual-hatted as the Director of the USTRANSCOM Joint Distribution
Process Analysis Center (JDPAC) and Executive Director of
the SDDC Transportation Engineering Agency (TEA). He also
serves as the Special Assistant for Transportation Engineering
to implement DOD policy guidance for highway, railroad, and
port for national defense programs.
In his role as the Director, JDPAC, Mr. Busler develops a
strategy to analytically support the broad needs of the Distribution
Process Owner (DPO), USTRANSCOM directorates, Combatant Commands
and the Services. He directs a joint team of analysts, engineers,
transportation specialists, and computer scientists that includes
Air Mobility Command Directorate of Analyses, Assessments
and Lessons Learned (A9) as well as SDDCTEA to provide assessments
of future transportation capabilities, joint analysis to inform
mobility programmatic decisions, and analytically driven deployment
and distribution courses of action to move and sustain the
As the TEA Executive Director, Mr. Busler manages that
portion of the Department of Defense (DoD) Engineering for
Transportability Program assigned to the Secretary of the
Army and acts for the Commanding General, SDDC, as the Army
Transportability Agent. Mr. Busler serves as the senior advisor
to the Commander, USTRANSCOM and Commanding General, SDDC,
as well as the Army and Defense Secretariats, for transportation
engineering matters including transportation engineering policies,
long-range plans, programs, and DoD transportation engineering
Prior to his current position, Mr. Busler was employed as
a senior defense contractor providing support to USTRANSCOM
J5/4, where he developed numerous concepts addressing deployment
and distribution operations for USTRANSCOM and the DoD. Mr.
Busler retired from the USAF in 2005 as a colonel and command
pilot with over 3,800 flight hours in mobility and trainer
aircraft to include the C-5, C-141, C-9, C-21, T-1 and T-37.
He served as the commander or vice commander at the squadron,
group, wing and expeditionary mobility task force levels and
deployed as the Deputy Director of Mobility Forces and as
the Deputy Director of the CENTCOM Deployment Distribution
Operations Center for operations in Iraq, Afghanistan and
Horn of Africa. Mr. Busler was also the USTRANSCOM J3 Mobility
Control Center chief of operations where he managed several
contingency response efforts to include mobility support for
combat operations in Bosnia and Kosovo. He was a systems engineer
in the C-17 program from critical design review up to first
flight and later served as the Air Mobility Command operational
test & evaluation manager for the C-17 during the height
of the flight test program.
Mr. Busler holds a Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering
Mechanics from the USAF Academy, a master of science degree
in Systems Engineering from the Air Force Institute of Technology
and is a graduate of the Industrial College of the Armed Forces.
He is a certified Project Management Professional and a DoD
certified acquisition professional. His decorations include
the Defense Superior Service Medal, Legion of Merit (1 oak
leaf cluster) and Meritorious Service Medal (six oak leaf
clusters). During his USAF career, he was recognized in 1998
by the Secretary of Defense for Excellence in Leadership and
was selected as the Air Education and Training Command Lance
P. Sijan Leadership Award winner in 1997.
As the premier Department of Defense deployment engineering and
analysis center, SDDCTEA (formerly MTMCTEA) employs state-of-the-art
computational and analytical tools as well as the most advanced
information system technologies to satisfy the war fighter's total
force projection needs. Today's National Military Strategy is built
on our ability to rapidly deploy, project and sustain armed forces
anywhere in the world. These force projection goals are constantly
evolving and becoming ever more demanding. SDDCTEA supports these
requirements with timely and accurate deployment and surface distribution-related
analyses and transportation engineering solutions.
Our highly motivated team includes civil, mechanical and computer
engineers, operations research analysts, transportation specialists,
computer specialists, engineering and computer technicians, and
a diverse and highly skilled support staff. For us, customer satisfaction
is the number one priority.
We are proud to play a key role in ensuring that our military forces
can respond successfully to any requirement anywhere in the world.